Tvisha, Tviṣā: 7 definitions
Tvisha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Tviṣā can be transliterated into English as Tvisa or Tvisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Tviṣā (त्विषा).—A daughter of Marīci and Sambhūti.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 11. 12. Vāyu-purāṇa 28. 9.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Tviṣā (त्विषा).—Splendour, lustre, light.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṣā) Light: see the preceding.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Tviṣā (त्विषा):—[from tviṣ] f. light, splendour, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a daughter of Marīci by Sambhūti, [Vāyu-purāṇa i, 28, 8; Liṅga-purāṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tviṣā (त्विषा):—(ṣā) 1. f. Light.
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Sahitya-kaumudi by Baladeva Vidyabhushana (by Gaurapada Dāsa)
Text 4.76 < [Chapter 4 - First-rate Poetry]
Text 10.237 < [Chapter 10 - Ornaments of Meaning]
Text 4.70 < [Chapter 4 - First-rate Poetry]
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 3.3.69 < [Part 3 - Fraternal Devotion (sakhya-rasa)]
Verse 2.3.56 < [Part 3 - Involuntary Ecstatic Expressions (sattvika-bhāva)]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
The backdrop of the Srikanthacarita and the Mankhakosa (by Dhrubajit Sarma)
Part 2c - Rasa (3): Raudra or the sentiment of furiousness < [Chapter III - Literary Assessment Of The Śrīkaṇṭhacarita]
The Linga Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 63 - Origin of Devas and others (devādi-sṛṣṭi) < [Section 1 - Uttarabhāga]